What is arithmetic?
The arithmetic is a branch of mathematics focused on the study of numbers. It should be noted that the numbers are widely used in daily tasks and through signs allow to express a quantity.
The basic operations of arithmetic are addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (x or *) and division (÷ or /). It is possible to classify arithmetic operations as direct and indirect:
Direct arithmetic operations
- Sum: Represents the grouping of two or more elements.
- Multiplication: Represents the product of two or more elements.
- Potentiation: It is a number (base) raised to another number (exponent).
Indirect arithmetic operations